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SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk during a conversation with game designer Todd Howard at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles.

Elon Musk just discovered that Chad and Romania have almost identical flags — but they’re not the only lookalikes

Tesla CEO Elon Musk turned to Twitter to question why countries like Chad and Romania had almost identical flags.
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands next to a flag on the moon on July 20, 1969.

The American flags astronauts planted on the moon are disintegrating

The sun has likely bleached them all white and at least partly destroyed their fragile fibers, making them tattered and unrecognizable.
You may recognize the flag of the United States, but do you recognize state flags?

Can you identify these US state flags?

Here's some fun trivia for you. Every state in the US has its own flag, can you identify which flag belongs to which state?
Can you match the flag to its country?

Most Americans have trouble recognizing these 11 flags — can you?

The American flag is one the most well-known symbols around the world — but how many of the other 194 country flags can you recognize?

Emails reveal the confusion behind the scenes when the White House raised its flag to full-staff just 2 days after John McCain’s death

Emails obtained by E&E News show how Department of Interior and National Parks Service officials scrambled to figure out whether they should raise flags to full-staff when the White House suddenly ended its mourning period for John McCain just two days after the senator's death in August.
White House flag

Trump issues proclamation, lowers White House flag back to half-staff after facing blowback for not honoring John McCain

Less than two days after Sen. John McCain's death, the White House flag was back at full staff. After facing criticism that he was not properly honoring the renowned war hero, President Donald Trump issued a proclamation, and the White House lowered the flag to half-staff on Monday afternoon.
Acting New Zealand Prime Minister Winston Peters

New Zealand’s acting prime minister — who is in charge while the PM is on maternity leave — is stirring up controversy and accusing ...

The acting prime minister of New Zealand has accused Australia of copying the country’s national flag. Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters has argued that Australia should change the flag it has used for more than six decades because it too closely resembles New Zealand’s.

Trump flags and hats made in China are reportedly being held up at customs as trade war heats up

Textile suppliers who export their Trump flags and hats to the US have said their products have been delayed at US customs, which is affecting their sales.

16 intriguing world flags and their hidden meanings

The North Korean flag represents purity, stretch, sovereignty, and friendship.